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WKU to receive Safe Communities designation

The director of the National Safety Council’s Safe Communities Program will present the official Safe Communities designation to WKU on Wednesday (July 30). WKU President Gary Ransdell will accept the designation at 1:30 p.m. in the Robertson Ballroom of the Augenstein Alumni Center. WKU becomes the 25th community in the U.S. and the fourth university […]

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Regents OK funds to continue science campus project

Board also appoints Siegrist as University Distinguished Professor WKU’s Board of Regents today (July 25) approved the use of up to $2.4 million in reserve funds to move forward with the Ogden Science Campus renovation project. The funds, which will be replaced by the state once General Fund bonds are issued, will be used to […]

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View from the Hill – Map Dot Kentucky

AP stories, magazine covers, radio and TV. A WKU Alum is getting lots of media exposure for his tourism venture called Map Dot Kentucky. Amy Bingham gets a unique campus version of the Map Dot experience in this week’s View from the Hill.

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WKU Owensboro, other groups plan events to commemorate 100th anniversary of First World War

WKU Owensboro is partnering with the Daviess County Public Library and Owensboro Community & Technical College to create a series of events this fall to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. “To the Lost: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the First World War” will begin Aug. 5 (first day of […]

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WKU Regents to meet July 24-25

WKU’s Board of Regents will hold a retreat on Thursday (July 24) and its third quarterly meeting on Friday (July 25). The retreat will begin at noon (CDT) at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green. Friday’s meeting begins at 8 a.m. (CDT) in the Guilluame Executive Board Room in the Augenstein Alumni Center at […]

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WKU Aging to facilitate second ‘Gathering’ of age-friendly groups

WKU Aging, AARP Kentucky, the Barren River Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living and the City of Bowling Green are hosting the second annual “Gathering,” a networking opportunity for organizations and businesses that have undertaken age-friendly initiatives. The Gathering will take place from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 12 at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni […]

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View from the Hill – Year of Ecuador

WKU is kicking off a year long study of Ecuador, one of the most diverse areas of the world. Amy Bingham has more on WKU’s latest effort to expand its international reach in this week’s View from the Hill.

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WKU alert: Gas line repaired

The gas leak near Parking Structure 1 at the corner of College Heights Boulevard and Avenue of Champions has been stopped. Emergency personnel have given the all clear.

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WKU PBS Pool Party set for Aug. 3

Get ready for the end of summer WKU PBS Pool Party at the Russell Sims Aquatic Center on Aug. 3 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Clifford the Big Red Dog will be there for the “Sunny Day Celebration” festivities. The first 500 children age 10 and under will receive special gifts, plus there will […]

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Kentucky Museum to display Chester Cornett exhibit this fall

This fall, the Kentucky Museum will host the unique folk art exhibition, “Chester Cornett: Beyond the Narrow Sky,” featuring more than two dozen of the famed folk artist’s rocking chairs and other objects made before his death in 1981. Upon completion of its inaugural display at the Kentucky Folk Art Center, this unique collection will […]

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Hutton scholar working with WKU mentor

Kerrick Moore has been chosen as one of 27 students to participate in the 2014 Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program, an innovative education program sponsored by the American Fisheries Society (AFS). Moore, a home school student from Bowling Green who has just completed his junior year, is working with Dr. Philip Lienesch of WKU’s Department […]

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WKU faculty members discuss traumatic brain injury

WKU faculty members Drs. Jo Shackelford and Amy Cappiccie lead a panel presentation on the experience of veterans returning from conflict, information on incidence of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in wounded veterans, and common signs of TBI at the 2014 Kentucky Lifesavers Conference at The Galt House in Louisville in June. The conference was […]

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